BLADE - "Classic"- Drawing w/photo & Dollar

$600.00

BLADE - "Classic"- Drawing w/photo & Dollar. This image accomplished with marker on paper. Measures 11"x9". signed and dated 2020. Come with photo, signed by BLADE verso and dollar bill with the same piece Hand drawn and signed verso. Photo  originally reproduced on page 17 of Subway art. Originally painted in 1975 at age 18. 

An amazing trio for the BLADE collector!  price is for all 3.

 

About the Artist

BLADE

BLADE - King Master visionary! Blade is more than a graffiti artist. A remarkable pivotal figure in the history of graffiti Blade's successes as a graffiti artist are myriad.Blade's artwork has been extensively collected & exhibited for over 25years & has participated in over 75 select solo group gallery exhibitions throughout the world! Blade has also been involved in in numerous symposiums, appeared in hundreds of articles, television features, magazine/ journal publications & catalogues. 

At the forefront of the subway graffiti art movement in the early 70s, Blade's work is not only recognized as significantly influential, but his lengthy career as a professional artist has warranted worldwide notoriety & fame. Painting over 5000 trains & evolving to new levels of subway & canvas graffiti Blade has had exhibitions at the Whitney museum(2000) Cleveland's Rock n Roll Hall of Fame (2000) A 1991 show at The Musse National De Monuments Francais (Paris France) numerous shows at the Groniger Museum, and dozens of shows in Europe & Asia.On October 28,1994,Blade was invited to the Groniger museum to meet the Queen of England, as she was attending the prestigious institustion's re-opening.